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Kaleidoscope of Data (Part 1)

In the world of data-driven instruction educators are entrenched in a stream of information. To analyze the data we slice student information so many ways that it resembles a kaleidoscope.
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Kaleidoscope of Data (Part 2)

Think of each tiny colored crystals in our Student Data Kaleidoscope as a unique piece of information. Each color could represent a category of data. That means that individual pieces of the same color or shades of the color could represent discrete and …
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Kaleidoscope of Data (Part 3)

what data do we use to inform decision-making? How do we define the amount and variety of that data? Discover that and more with this post.
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Kaleidoscope of Data (Part 4)

In any decision-making process, information is the key element. It defines the scope of the issue at hand, sculpts perspective and in essence dictates potential action.
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Data Driven Instruction - Looking Forward and Predicting

Data Driven Instruction is yesterday’s news or is it. In K-12 we do have a tendency to embrace the latest and coolest.
Data Driven Instruction is yesterday…consultants and authors. The result is that data driven instruction is in danger of being supplanted by the next /blog/2011/08/data-driven-instruction-looking-forward-and-predicting

Teacher Back to School Supplies - Shoes, Clothes.... Data?

Just like parents are bombarded with the Back to School student necessities. Teachers are compiling their list of Back to School necessities and DATA analysis skills are on their list.
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Data Informed Instruction from a 360 Degree Perspective

In the K-12 data analysis world we look at student performance. All data analysis is based on a lens that looks at the student performance data. There is nothing wrong with that and if I had to design a data analysis system it would start with the stude…
12 data analysis often called data driven instruction. I believe we should wheel our data bet. Be /blog/2012/08/data-informed-instruction-360-degree-perspective

9 Interventions That Improve Student Test Scores

Spring testing and state exams will be upon us in no-time. In order to deliver results, educators need to intervene now. Take a look at 9 interventions that will improve student test scores.
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Last Day Memories  -  Video Lessons  -  Tech Trends in Ed | Ed Buzz 2016-6-30

First-Grade Teacher Lets Students Draw On Her Dress For Last Day Of School | A New Challenge For My Classroom: Creating Interactive Video Lessons | ISTE 2016: 5 Tech Trends Reshaping Education | These are the stories that will be discussed on 6/…
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